Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Newdad | 2009/06/18

Q.

re: post 1887 (weight gain)

Subject: RE: weight gain
Posted by: Anonymous | 17/6/2009

Sorry for the incomplete info. He currently weighs 6.6kg. His birth weigt was 3.4 kg. He weighed 6.6kg at his 3 month vaccination as well, so it seems that he hasn'  t put on any weight in a month.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby's weight is slightly below the average for his age. His weight is currently on the 25th percentile which is the lower 25% of all babies of his age. This is unexpected as his birth weight was exactly on the average line of the infant weight charts.It is also unusual that he has not gained any weight over the past 4 weeks. It would be a good idea to speak to your paediatrician again.

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